Octpowrimo Day 3: Death Metal

Death like metal in the window darkness stood waiting.

The weary man’s midnight sigh gone
in cough struggle, lapsing to stillness, let go.

And stars go along, eurekas go along
with the concert lights snapping off, one by one.
Memory of dashboards, bar jukes, basement stereo lights.

– Copyright Kay Winter

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3 thoughts on “Octpowrimo Day 3: Death Metal

  1. I think I’ve read this four times now. It takes me different places with every read.

  2. Anke says:

    I am struck by the letting go. My favorite line “the weary man’s midnight sigh gone.

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